Annual Chamber Awards


Presented every November at the Chamber's Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Awards presented on November 14, 2019

Photos from event on our Facebook page




2019 Business of the Year


Clarion Inn Seekonk/Providence

























The award goes to a company or organization that has a highly respected reputation in the local community and sets a commendable example for other businesses to follow. They are a chamber member that represents the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce, and a business based in the City of East Providence, Barrington, Seekonk or Rehoboth.


They may also make a significant economic contribution to the local community and/or state. Their presence in the community makes their city or town a better place in which to work and/or live.

Photo (r-l) EPACC board chair Dean Martins, Clarion Inn's Sonia Lima, Sylvia Bizier and Audrey Darling and EPACC executive director Laura McNamara

2019 Board Member of the Year

Tammy Lederer

Brown Medicine/Brown Physicians

Recognition of a board member who has exhibited an admirable example of participation, leadership and initiative in assisting the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce accomplish its goals.




2019 Chamber Member of the Year

William Francis, Edward Jones


A chamber member who has consistently exhibited enthusiasm, participation and promotion of chamber activities to others throughout the year.

East Providence City Council recognizes East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce's 120 Years in Business with City Proclamation presented on July 26, 2017.T

Video of presentation on July 26, 2017 Go to nine (9) minute mark on video.

Mayor James Briden reads the City's proclamation with the Chamber's
executive director, Laura McNamara, and board chairman, Arthur Dwyer.
(l-r) East Providence City Councilmen Joseph Botelho and Robert Britto; city manager Timothy Chapman; city clerk Kim Casci-Palangio; councilman Brian Faria, councilwoman Anna Sousa, and city solicitor, Gregory  Dias

Speech at 2015 Annual Chamber Awards Dinner

RI Governor Gina Raimondo

2015 Chamber Awards dinner highlight

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New Member Promotion

Join the East Providence Area Chamber now and find out what your business has been missing. Plus, we are offering $525 in EXTRA Benefits. 

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